Scores

Final

La Salle 72

(11-16, 3-10 A 10)

G. Washington 81

(15-11, 5-8 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, February 24, 2010

    Charles E. Smith Center, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    LAS 31 4172
    GW 35 4681

    Top Performers

    La Salle: J. Williams 13 Pts, 16 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    George Washington: L. Kromah 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    George Washington 81, La Salle 72

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Lasan Kromah scored 22 points and Dwayne Smith added a career-high 21 to lead George Washington to an 81-72 win over La Salle on Wednesday night.

    Joseph Katuka's layup put the Colonials (15-11, 5-8 Atlantic 10 Conference) ahead 61-60 with 8:39 to go, their first lead since the 15:08 mark.

    George Washington pushed the lead to as many as five, before the Explorers (11-16, 3-10) tied it with 4:43 remaining.

    However, Kromah hit a free throw, Smith a dunk and Kromah followed with a layup to put the Colonials ahead for good, 72-67, with 3:24 left.

    Katuka finished with 10 points and a career-high 14 rebounds for George Washington, which snapped a four-game losing streak to La Salle.

    Rodney Green scored 21 points to lead La Salle, which lost its seventh straight.

    The Explorers shot just 17.6 percent from 3-point range in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAS
    GW
    Points 72 81
    FG Made-Attempted 27-66 (.409) 28-62 (.452)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-26 (.231) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-22 (.545) 21-30 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 9

    2009-10 Season

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